Clippers bring home win over Galena


DUBUQUE, Iowa – Amboy-LaMoille put up a pair of 14-point quarters and romped over Galena, 35-14, in a NUIC Northwest varsity football game on Oct. 13 in Dubuque, Iowa. The contest was moved to Saturday and also to Dubuque because of unplayable conditions at Galena’s field.

The Clippers tallied 14 points in the second period and also had a 14-point fourth frame in posting the easy victory.

Clipper quarterback Mitchell McLaughlin torched the Galena defense for 209 yards and three touchdowns as he completed 17 of 30 passes. Marcus Winn was the recipient of those three TD strikes that went for 11, 30 and 16 yards. Winn had 10 total receptions for 100 yards.

McLaughlin also did damage with his legs as he ran for a touchdown. Austin Norman added a 33-yard rushing TD for Amboy-LaMoille. He finished the contest with 70 yards on the ground.

The Clippers (3-5 overall, 2-5 conference) will conclude the season when they host Forreston (6-2 overall, 5-2 conference) on Friday, Oct. 19 at the AHS field.